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How Can Players Make a World Seem Real? #RPGaDay2018

How Can Players Make a World Seem Real?   I think the answer to the question of how can players make a world seem real starts with player buy-in. When we run games we often hear about gamemasters needing to create player buy-in for the players. But today we will chat about the fact that buy-in is a two-way street. This will make the game more … Continue reading How Can Players Make a World Seem Real? #RPGaDay2018

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Favourite Recurring NPC? #RPGaDay2018 Day 5

 Favorite Recurring NPC? When I run games I love to build a stable of  NPC’s for my players to interact with. That said, it is interesting I a hard time deciding who my favorite recurring NPC currently is in my game. In this campaign, I have several recurring NPC’s giving me a cast of characters and personalities to pick from. Honestly, it’s a nice problem to … Continue reading Favourite Recurring NPC? #RPGaDay2018 Day 5

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What gives a game staying power? #RPGaDay2018

#RPGaDay2018 What gives a game staying power? I like this question because in games I both play and run this is actually important to me. So let’s take a few minutes and talk about a couple of things that make us excited to keep playing a game week after week.   Level Advancement I think when games have a system in place for character or level advancement these systems tend to be … Continue reading What gives a game staying power? #RPGaDay2018

What do You Love About role-playing games?

I see this year #RPGaDay2018 questions are starting off strong. So,”What do you love about role-playing games?” Well, honestly there’s a lot to love about role-playing games. When you get right down to it we are part of a  hobby that in some ways centuries old if not far older. Consider that Merlin, or Jason and the Argonauts. These Tales are collaborative stories that were … Continue reading What do You Love About role-playing games?